How low can you go?

Posted by Jon Peddie on September 22nd 2009 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags: mobile vista disk storage ibm verbatim kodak drive flashdrive

Jon Peddie

2.13 billion bits per buck, that’s how low. For one U.S. penny you get 21 million bits of memory in a package not much bigger than a U.S. penny. Verbatim has introduced an 8GB USB memory for $30. Verbatim, one of the pioneer companies of the industry, having started in 1969

Android vs. Android vs. Android

Posted by Kathleen Maher on May 18th 2011 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags: mobile iphone benchmark g2x smartphone droid

Kathleen Maher

A look at the Motorola Droid 2, LG G2X, Sony Ericsson Experia Play We’re swimming in Android phones right now. We have a (slightly) older Droid 2 that’s actually in use as my working phone, a brand new Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, and an LG G2X. The Droid 2

Field Monitor Pro makes taking a display on the road a dream

Posted by Webmaster on June 15th 2011 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags: mobile pc laptop monitor display

Webmaster

Big, bright and lightweight. Now there is a display that can tempt you to bring it along as a laptop companion on a trip. Mobile Monitor introduced their Field Monitor Pro display at the Connected Traveler Showcase in San Francisco. It’s an ultra-bright 15.4-inch backlit LED screen delivering 1280x800

Benchmarking Mobile devices

Posted by Jon Peddie on July 28th 2011 | Permalink
Categories:
Tags: mobile qualcomm benchmark appstore

Jon Peddie

New Web Browser test shows value of GPU clock How do you benchmark a mobile device? You download an app and run it. Qualcomm has a nice one, more on that later. But how do you benchmark a mobile device with a benchmark that isn’t in a sanctioned app

AnTuTu mobile device benchmark

Posted by Jon Peddie on July 28th 2011 | Permalink
Categories: Software Review,
Tags: graphics 3d mobile benchmark 2d android

Jon Peddie

Nice evaluation tool for Android devices The AnTuTu System Benchmark is an Android benchmarking tool that can run a full test of a mobile devices’ processor through a series of test for easy comparison. It can test for Memory Performance CPU Integer Performance CPU Floating point Performance 2D and 3D

Testing Vellamo

Posted by Jon Peddie on September 24th 2011 | Permalink
Categories: Software Review,
Tags: mobile tablets benchmark

Jon Peddie

Vellamo is a mobile Web benchmark that evaluates browser performance on Android devices and provides a holistic view into browser performance. It also evaluates networking, JavaScript, rendering, and user experience incorporating industry standard and custom tests. The test was developed by Qualcomm. We ran Vellamo on a couple of Android

Is that a console in your pocket? - The Shield reveals new talents

Posted by Ted Pollak on November 25th 2014 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags: nvidia gaming mobile android shield console

Ted Pollak

IT ARRIVED AT JPR as just another tablet, but as staffers idly walk by and pick it up to play, we’re finding the Shield is more than a gaming tablet and more than a console replacement. When you combine the convenience of a tablet with the huge developer

Half-Life 2 on Shield tablet

Posted by Jon Peddie on November 25th 2014 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags: nvidia gaming mobile tegra shield half-life 2

Jon Peddie

Playing an action-packed FPS on an 8-inch screen—amazing experience and memories Ten years old and still fantastic, one of the best games ever has been ported to An¬droid and Nvidia’s Tegra-based Shield tablet. The game is a whopping 2 GB and takes about an hour